Executive Director, Business Development and Partnerships

Montgomery (Monty) Simus is the newly appointed Executive Director of Business Development and Partnerships for WorldFish. He is a global executive who spent much of the past two decades focused on the deployment of catalytic philanthropy, innovative social finance, and equity investment capital to high-growth, purpose-driven enterprises that serve millions of stakeholders in emerging markets worldwide. Monty is passionate about impact philanthropy in the fields of the environment, health, education, and enabling infrastructure, and has developed his inclusive business-driven emerging market development experience in more than 100 nations around the world. A graduate of Yale and Harvard, he served as a Senior Advanced Leadership Initiative Fellow at Harvard from 2015 – 2017 focusing on research related to the water-energy-food nexus, and is a frequent writer and speaker on issues of freshwater scarcity, the linkages between water and energy, and emerging markets. 

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